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Romano’s Dream of Self-Sustaining Orphan Care Grows Closer!

Make Way Partners is blessed with extraordinary visionaries who have the God-given skills—and determination—to see those dreams come true! Lual Atak with his solar-powered computer laboratory at our New Life Ministry high school, and Romano with his 2,000 acre farm are just two recent examples! The success of each of these dreams ensures that Make Way Partners not…

Hear Hope For South Sudan Indigenous Leader: Romano Nero!

I am excited to announce that Pastor Romano Nero, Make Way Partners indigenous director of Hope For South Sudan, is coming to the USA!  Romano is a true visionary with an inspiring passion to take us all deeper into the love of Christ. I have been working with Romano for eight years, and yet every time I…

The Difference between “Wishing” We Could Fly and Actually Doing It!

The difference between wishing we could fly and actually learning to fly might include bumps, bruises, broken wings, and busted pride…but as creatures made to soar we jump out of the nest all over again… In Make Way Partners first decade of learning to do what had never been done before—from building orphanages in war…

Six Orphans Killed in Nuba by Islamic Bombs

Some things are so unbearably painful that they feel unspeakable. Yet we who seek to save and to serve the world’s most vulnerable unadoptable orphan must take courage, daring to see and tell what the rest of the world turns away from. Everyone in Nuba, Sudan knows that when rainy season ends, the searing sun bakes the…

Finding the Lost Parts of You

I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you. ~Jesus John 14:18   I spend a lot of time thinking about orphan-hood. Milton and I are known for our love of the orphans through the work of Make Way Partners, but our experience of our call—our vocation—is not confined to our job. God…

How a Boy Changed My Life by guest blogger Lowell Barto

By Guest Blogger Lowell Barto Make Way Partners was introduced to me in January, 2012 in a two-day Focus on the Family radio broadcast, during which Kimberly Smith shared the story of her journey. I had already taken an interest in the problem of human trafficking, and was looking for opportunities to become more involved. Passport…

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From her camp in the desert Kimberly L. Smith pulls back the canvas of her tent to show us the good, the bad and the ugly of our world today…

Tomi Lee “T.L.” Grover, PhD Anti-trafficking consultant and founder of

Reading this book will propel us all beyond our self-imposed boundaries, to the ultimate risk of finding and following Christ’s call for our own lives.

Rev. Dr. Lauran Bethell Global consultant, Ministries with Victims of Human Trafficking and Prostitution

This is more than a well-written, powerful, and inspiring story… This book is contagious.

Dr. Gary Fenton Senior pastor, Dawson Family of Faith and Dawson Memorial Baptist Church

The greatest stories aren’t about undaunted characters who overcome their greatest foes but about unlikely characters who overcome their greatest fears. Kimberly Smith is one of those characters. And this is one of those stories.

Ken Gire Author of Moments with the Savior, Windows of the Soul, and The North Face of God

What you read in this book will be used of God to motivate you to action on behalf of vulnerable children around the world. In the process, as you walk with Kimberly, you may also find perspective, forgiveness and healing in your own life.

Randy Alcorn Author of Heaven and If God is Good

I read her book on the flight home. I began weeping in the first half hour and I was mesmerized and captured for 5 hours straight. The book haunted me.

Dr. Dan Allender Author of To Be Told and Founding President of Mars Hill Graduate School

Kimberly Smith voluntarily walks through the gates of hell. If you can read her accounts without being affected, you should check for a pulse.

Philip Yancey Author of What Good is God? and What's So Amazing about Grace

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